WillisPalmer launches Remote Assessment Service
WillisPalmer have launched a Remote Assessment Service to deliver social work assessments safely during COVID pandemic.
There have been more court sitting days taking place on family cases this year than in any previous year, despite the lockdown, the president of the family courts division has said.
In his ‘View from the Chambers,’ Andrew McFarlane said this level of activity is necessary as it is not possible to conduct as many cases [...]
Improvements are required in more than half of the Youth Offending Services inspected this year, according to the HM Inspectorate of Probation.
Of the 16 Youth Offending Services inspected, eight required improvement while one, Cardiff, was rated inadequate.
Chief Inspector Justin Russell said: “It is disappointing that the overall quality of the youth offending services we have [...]
The highest number of children’s homes were registered by Ofsted between April and August, potentially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ofsted registered 176 new children’s homes between 1 April and 31 August, the highest number recorded in that period. This follows a continued increase in registrations year on year since at least 2015 and a [...]